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Music Students Win Awards at Percussive Arts Society Competition

April 30, 2013 by | CoPA News

Congratulations to music major Joy Liu (’15) for her first place wins at the California Percussive Arts Society’s Competition Festival this April.  Joy placed first in both the collegiate solo multiple-percussion and the collegiate solo marimba divisions. Also congratulations to music major Christina Cheon (’14), who placed second in the collegiate solo marimba division. 

Music Students Win Sigma Alpha Iota Awards

April 25, 2013 by | CoPA News

Congratulations to the following Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music students on their international music fraternity Sigma Alpha Iota (Orange County) competition success! Emily Dyer (’14), soprano, was the winner of the vocal category.  Emily Uematsu (’14), violin, was the winner of the instrumental category.  In addition, Bella Staav (’13) took first place in the College Woodwind

Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music Students Win at NATS Collegiate Auditions

April 15, 2013 by | Music

Congratulations to our winners in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Collegiate Auditions held at Biola University on March 23.  There were 110 students who participated from ten different universities, from UC Santa Barbara to Riverside City College.  Vocal performance majors Andrew Schmidt (’16) took second place in the Freshman Men category, Duke Kim (’15) won first place in

Chapman University Singers and Instrumental Students Hit the Road

January 10, 2013 by | CoPA News

If January seems a little quiet around Oliphant Hall, that’s because the Chapman University Singers have hit the road for their annual interterm tour to Northern California and Nevada high schools and music academies. But the good news is that that they’ll all be back for their traditional Post Tour Concert on Friday,

Chapman Singers Perform with Pacific Symphony

January 10, 2013 by | Music

On January 12, Pacific Symphony will present an abridged version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute  for their Family Series in which all of the roles will be performed by Chapman students and alumni, directed by Chapman’s director of operatic studies, Peter Atherton.  This 45-minute performance is ripe with original narration and dialogue designed to introduce children to the

Piano Students Win at the California Association of Professional Music Teachers Festival

November 27, 2012 by | CoPA News

Join us in congratulating three of our outstanding piano students for their recent accomplishments in the California Association of Professional Music Teachers festival events.  Arsen Jamkotchian (’15) was the winner of the 2012 CAPMT VIII Honors Auditions and will compete at the State Conference in Spring 2013. Linda Zhou (’15) was the alternate in the same category.  Evan

Busy Interterm 2013 for College of Performing Arts Students

October 29, 2012 by | CoPA News

  Students of the College of Performing Arts will be traveling the country as well as honing their skills on the Chapman campus in January 2013.  The New York Theatre Tour will allow theatre students to analyze the interconnectedness of local and global influences within the New York theatre community, as

Music Major Wins Percussive Arts Society Scholarship

September 5, 2012 by | CoPA News

Music major Jordan Curcuruto (’14) has recently been awarded a scholarship to attend the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, taking place this November in Texas.  The Percussive Arts Society awards only one scholarship for undergraduates in the state of California.  This award is among the highest and most prestigious that has gone to a

Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra at Disney Hall

August 23, 2012 by | CoPA News

The Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra (OCYSO), led by assistant professor of music and director of the Chapman Chamber Orchestra Daniel Alfred Wachs, had a successful and rousing debut at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles in July, attended by members of the Chapman Chamber Orchestra as well as the Chapman Percussion

Chapman Percussion Ensemble at the Ojai Music Festival

August 23, 2012 by | CoPA News

 As part of the 66th Ojai Music Festival, six members of the Chapman Percussion Ensemble and adjunct professor of music Dr. Justin DeHart joined 40 additional percussionists from Southern California in a performance of John Luther Adams’ outdoor musical installation  Inuksuit .  The music featured a wide variety of exotic percussive music, including

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